As part of the lead-up to the annual ITechLaw Asia-Pacific Conference 2018 in Hong Kong, Collyer Law LLC co-hosted a seminar today on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), blockchain and crypto-currency. FirstCOUNSEL co-founder/CEO Azmul Haque moderated a panel in front of a full house of blockchain enthusiasts at Rajah & Tann Asia. It was an informative session and a great turnout. and discussion!
Picture this: you’re less than a year into life as the Founder and Managing Director of a boutique law firm. Business is progressing well and recently you’ve been finding yourself with a couple of hours spare at the end of each day. So what do you do? Take up taekwondo, become a pub quiz regular, read Russian literature? You surely wouldn’t consider using those precious hours to start another venture in LegalTech and incubate it through your current company? Or would you? For
FirstCOUNSEL attended “inSpRENEUR”, a conclave presented by the High Commission of India Singapore to promote India-Singapore collaboration, connecting entrepreneurs with investors, corporates and innovators. At FirstCOUNSEL, we have seen increasing interest from India and elsewhere in the region to incorporate their companies in Singapore as a base to expand into the rest of SE Asia. With India being the 3rd largest startup base in the world, it makes sense to facilitate the
FirstCOUNSEL's Co-founder/CEO/Law-tech futurist Azmul Haque is currently featured on Asia Tech Podcast with Michael I. Waitze! On the podcast, you can hear about: - ICOs: Are they securities? What are the regulatory requirements? Getting exemptions to be able to deal in securities, What is a prospectus and what is the objective? - Blockchain and when smartcontracts will actually affect the legal industry - How he got into emerging technologies coming from a BigLaw background